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Re: need to engrave hull ID number on older boat

I have a hull number but it's not where the Mexican inspectors want to see it and I want to make it look like it's been there since the boat was built. I thought of engraving it and then regelcoating over it but it would be hard to match perfectly.
If I do the metal plaque route it would be easy but I'm not sure it would convince them I haven't rebadged a potentially stolen boat.

Zehag - you have me confused with some lucky guy that is already in Mexico, I will be there in November. Being in Mexico what would you do in this situation?

Maybe I'm overreacting to the stuff that went on earlier this year.
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Re: need to engrave hull ID number on older boat

State of Wisc. issued a number for my Cal 28 I went to a trophy shop and had a plate made in brass riveted it on with pop rivets....Dale

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Re: need to engrave hull ID number on older boat

Sounds like you guys should take a look at What's a HIN ?

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